What are frankincense and myrrh?

Answer Throughout history, frankincense and myrrh have been valued for their aromatic and medicinal properties. In Biblical times, the herbs were popular trading items. It is said that the Three Wise Men ... Read More »

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What are frankincense&myrrh used for?

According to Dr. Subhuti Dharmananda, the Director of the Institute for Traditional Medicine, myrrh was used by in ancient times by Egyptians as part of the embalming process. In India, frankincens... Read More »

What Perfume Contains Myrrh?

Myrrh is a pungent plant resin that has been described as having a spicy or balsamic fragrance. It comes from Commiphora trees primarily grown in the Arabian peninsula and northeast Africa. The onl... Read More »

What do frankincense, gold and myrrh symbolize?

Frankincense, gold and myrrh are popular at Christmastime because of their Biblical significance. They were brought as gifts to the baby Jesus by the Three Kings (Wise Men/Magi). Several ideas exis... Read More »

Use of Myrrh Oil?

The myrrh plant is indigenous to the African countries of Somalia and Ethiopia, as well as the Arabian peninsula. The essential oil is extracted from the resin of myrrh. In addition to using the oi... Read More »